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On the lathe, by the lathe: do you have questions? frustrations? tips? This forum is for all the woodturners out there.

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carba-tec mini lathe turns backwards

05-30-2017 12:55 AM by gogreenwave

Hello, I just bought a used carba-tec mark II mini lathe so that I could t...

7 06-03-2017 05:34 PM
View Karda's profile

gouge won't cut bowl sides

05-29-2017 05:45 PM by Karda

Hi, when I start to hollow out my bowel the gouge cuts fine till I get to the...

26 06-02-2017 02:07 AM
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PSI variable speed conversion kit for harbor freight lathe

05-30-2017 06:38 PM by BenDupre

So i picked up this conversion kit from Penn State Industries. It does not st...

4 05-30-2017 11:52 PM
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Heat build up at headstock

05-28-2017 11:00 PM by cj5

This is a question from a relative newby.I am noticing heat building up at th...

6 05-30-2017 03:12 PM
View Karda's profile

what glue

05-26-2017 11:01 PM by Karda

right know I am using carpenters glue to glue to my glue block. Is there a be...

20 05-29-2017 04:57 PM
View Hockey's profile

Jet 1221vs Mounting

05-28-2017 02:50 PM by Hockey

Awaiting shipment of Jet 1221vs and would like to make a wood stand for it be...

4 05-28-2017 06:52 PM
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Jet 1221vs Measurement?

05-27-2017 11:04 PM by Hockey

Am awaiting delivery of a Jet 1221, and I thought I would build a stand for i...

1 05-28-2017 03:04 AM
View Jeremymcon's profile

Thinking about building a spring pole lathe - convince me to/not to do it

05-24-2017 02:21 PM by Jeremymcon

I was recently given a small bench top lathe, and I’ve really found it ...

10 05-25-2017 10:16 PM
View Mrowell's profile

Segmented turning ideas

05-19-2017 02:05 AM by Mrowell

Hello everyone!! I am looking to try my hand at segmented turning and am l...

5 05-24-2017 08:28 PM
View greatview's profile

New variable speed motor for old Delta lathe

05-21-2017 02:49 PM by greatview

There are several conversations on this topic but I cannot find what I’...

8 05-24-2017 12:51 PM
View Madrona's profile

How I Remove a Bowl Tenon - Video

05-17-2017 06:12 AM by Madrona

I decided my first turning video would show how I go about removing a tenon o...

6 05-22-2017 04:42 PM
View Spinzwood's profile

Bowl Tool Rests

05-19-2017 05:38 PM by Spinzwood

Just starting out and would like to turn smaller bowls on my Jet Mini 1014. ...

7 05-22-2017 02:45 PM
View Karda's profile

sealing log ends with glue

05-17-2017 07:16 PM by Karda

got a question about Elmers school glue. I want to coat my log ends with wood...

26 05-22-2017 03:06 AM
View abdullah58's profile

what are the best wood burning tools?

03-23-2017 05:25 PM by abdullah58

as a beginner, is it necessary to buy wood burning tools? should I purchas...

13 05-18-2017 03:00 AM
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The Best Pyrography Kits and Wood For Woodburning

05-17-2017 10:19 PM by natdobs

So I know that wood burning kits tend to get pricey, particularly so with one...

3 05-18-2017 02:41 AM
View CharlesA's profile

For folks who are not primarily turners, what do you use your lathe for and how often?

04-18-2017 02:47 PM by CharlesA

I’m considering a used lathe, but I’m not sure if it is worth it....

35 05-17-2017 12:38 AM
View ArtPick's profile

South Oklahoman City?

05-04-2017 12:09 PM by ArtPick

This is my first post here on LJ I just had a shop built last Sep. 24×30...

8 05-16-2017 10:18 PM
View Bill7255's profile

Barracuda 5 Chuck

05-16-2017 10:08 AM by Bill7255

Has anyone tried the new Penn State quick change jaw chuck. Barracuda 5. I ...

6 05-16-2017 08:05 PM
View TonyArru's profile

What's your favorite wood to turn? and Why?

05-01-2017 03:53 PM by TonyArru

Hey everyone, I thought it might be fun for some of us to share what our favo...

32 05-16-2017 02:18 PM
View Ada_jgoodm's profile

Looking for the best websites to buy bowl blanks from.

05-08-2017 08:25 PM by Ada_jgoodm

I’m pretty new to bowl turning and don’t have any stores around m...

11 05-15-2017 01:15 PM

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